How Do We Ensure Ethical Immigration? (Infographic)

One of the most striking aspects of public opinion regarding immigration policy is how much it can change over the course of a decade, sometimes even a few short years. What is considered “moral” or “ethical” regarding the treatment of people who want to make a home here can shift dramatically if jobs are scarce, for example.

In fact times of economic hardship have often been the worst for Latino immigrants, both documented and undocumented, as well as Latino Americans more broadly. For this reason we have to be vigilant concerning how ethical our policies really are, and at what point they open up possibilities for cruelty to occur; despite the machinations of politics and economies, certain truths about how we treat one another must remain stable.

Check out the infograph below for a better understanding of how ethical immigration begins with each of us…